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Clay Day

Thu 25 Apr 2019

Clay Day

We are opening our doors on Thursday 25th April for a drop in day. We are sculpting in air drying clay, so you can take the creations on the day or leave them for us to fire. Just £7 per person, stay along as you lik.....Read more

Market Showcase: Save our Rainforest

Tue 16 to Sat 27 Apr 2019 (2 weeks)

Market Showcase: Save our Rainforest

Huddersfield Art Society is staging an exhibition on the theme of 'Parrots' at Queensgate Market from 16 - 27 April. Organised by Society member Judy Hinchliffe, this exhibition is intended to raise awareness of the dest.....Read more

Art Exhibition - Save the Rain Forest

Tue 16 to Sat 27 Apr 2019 (2 weeks)

Art Exhibition - Save the Rain Forest

Huddersfield Art Society is staging an exhibition on the theme of 'Parrots' at Queensgate Market from April 16th to 27th. Organised by Society member Judy Hinchliffe, this exhibition is intended to raise awareness of the.....Read more

Easter Explorers Trail

Sat 13 to Tue 30 Apr 2019 (3 weeks)

Easter Explorers Trail

10am-5pm Pick up your seasonal explorer pack from the Visitor Centre Shop and your exploration around the Country Park and Gardens begins. £1.50 per pack..Read more

Huddersfield Library Raspberry Jam

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Huddersfield Library Raspberry Jam

Meet likeminded people and learn to code with Raspberry Pi and micro:bit. Make games, animations, and websites in programmes like Scratch and Python. No coding experience necessary but you should be able to use a mouse.....Read more

Swap Shop Sew

Sat 27 Apr 2019

Swap Shop Sew

Swap Shop Sew is the leading sustainable fashion event in Kirklees, returning to Holmfirth and now in it's 3rd year! Free to attend, Swap Shop Sew brings together three main elements to help the community move towards.....Read more

Huddersfield Library: An Introduction to Calligraphy

Mon 29 Apr 2019

Huddersfield Library: An Introduction to Calligraphy

An event running as part of the Writing: Making Your Mark exhibition. An introduction to the art of calligraphy. Learn the basics and try your hand at some calligraphic techniques. Please note, attendees will need.....Read more

Slaithwaite Library: Trees in Mind: A creative writing workshop

Wed 01 May 2019

Slaithwaite Library: Trees in Mind: A creative writing workshop

Trees In Mind project is offering a series of creative writing workshops across the Colne Valley to immortalise the journey of the valley during World War One. From individual stories on the front to the women’s suffrage.....Read more

PRINT DAY IN MAY 2019!

Sat 04 May 2019

PRINT DAY IN MAY 2019!

PRINT DAY IN MAY! Saturday 4th May 2019 10.30am – 3pm Free admission, no booking necessary Suggested donation for activities £2 per head On Saturday 4th May we will open our doors once again to celebrate PRINT D.....Read more

Maypole Monday

Mon 06 May 2019

Maypole Monday

1pm-4pm Maypole and country dancing demonstrations on the hall’s rear lawn. Come and have a go yourself! Dancing at 1.30pm, 2.30pm & 3.30pm. Organised by the Friends of Oakwell Hall with music from the Leeds Waits. .....Read more

GNUF 2019 - A Grand Northern Ukulele Festival

Thu 09 to Sun 12 May 2019 (4 days)

GNUF 2019 - A Grand Northern Ukulele Festival

More fun that you could shake a ukulele at! After 7 successful years, GNUF (A Grand Northern Ukulele Festival) returns to Huddersfield with the world's best in ukulele music as well a loads of new & exciting things tak.....Read more

Holmfirth Festival of Folk

Fri 10 to Sun 19 May 2019 (1 week)

Holmfirth Festival of Folk

Holmfirth Festival of Folk - Great music, great venues A lively weekend of music, concerts, street events, workshops and children's events, plus the spectacular Morris parade. The festival hosts free bands in almost .....Read more

Have a craft stall on Golcar Lily Day

Sat 11 May 2019

Have a craft stall on Golcar Lily Day

The Golcar Scout and Community Centre will be reserved for crafters/makers that would like to have a stall and give Golcar Lily Day visitors the opportunity to "have a go". In return you get to display and sell your own.....Read more

Family Farm Fun Day

Sat 11 May 2019

Family Farm Fun Day

Storthes Hall Park is moo-ving in a new direction at its latest family farm fun day with arts & crafts planned for Saturday May 11, 12-4pm. There will be no horsing around at this free event – just wholesome outdoor “.....Read more

Saturday Art Club - kids only!

Sat 04 May to Mon 15 Jul 2019 (2 months)

Saturday Art Club - kids only!

Weekly, term-time art club for children 6 to 14 years. We run term time, developing technical art and craft skills, each half term is theme - we've just had a great half term focusing on Japanese art and crafts. We .....Read more

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